Oklahoma City, OK Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Oklahoma City, OK? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Oklahoma County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Oklahoma City area. Oklahoma City has a population of 631,346, which makes it the 1st largest city in Oklahoma, and an average income of $47,779.00. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Oklahoma City, OK

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 4,828 reported violent crimes and 24948 reported property crimes in Oklahoma City. This compares to 16,506 reported violent crimes and 112,878 reported property crimes statewide in Oklahoma. This makes Oklahoma City 15th in the state of Oklahoma when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Oklahoma City was agg. assault, with 3,083 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 16,228 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.

Disclaimer: The city of Oklahoma City resides in these counties: Canadian County, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma County, Cleveland County.


Oklahoma City Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (15th per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (18th per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (27th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (21st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (4th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (26th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (40th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (29th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (7th per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (58th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 29th
  • Violent Crimes: 26th (605th per 100k)
  • Murder: 25th (301st per 100k)
  • Rape: 20th (675th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 23rd (766th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 35th (443rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 31st (1,257th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 21st (840th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 28th (1,734th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 31st (418th per 100k)
  • Arson: 41st (687th per 100k)

In Oklahoma County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 631,346
  • Households: 232,254
  • Median Income: $47,779.00
  • Land Area: 606.303 miles2
  • Water Area: 14.381 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

Oklahoma City, OK Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 45 73
Rape 434 480
Agg. Assault 3177 3083
Robbery 1126 1192
Burglary 6638 5823
Vehicle Thefts 3509 2897
Arson 96 93

Violent Crimes in Oklahoma City, OK in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 73
Rape 480
Aggravated Assault 3083
Robbery 1192

Property Crimes in Oklahoma City, OK in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 5823
Larceny 16228
Motor Vehicle Theft 2897
Arson 93

Agg. Assault in Oklahoma City, OK

Year Agg. Assault
2006 2740
2007 2831
2008 3501
2009 3573
2010 3798
2011 3541
2012 3791
2013 3295
2014 3177
2015 3083

Robbery in Oklahoma City, OK

Year Robbery
2006 1179
2007 1397
2008 1524
2009 1249
2010 1112
2011 1232
2012 1209
2013 1191
2014 1126
2015 1192

Oklahoma Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

All you need is a first name and last name to begin looking up someone’s criminal records. Try BeenVerified’s criminal records search.

You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Oklahoma Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 15744 16506
Murder 175 234
Rape 3054 3201
Agg. Assault 10744 11418
Robbery 3048 3005
Property Crimes 115982 112878
Burglary 29508 28406
Larceny 75891 74022
Vehicle Thefts 10583 10450
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Oklahoma City and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Oklahoma and nationwide.


Agg. Assault in the state of Oklahoma

Year Agg. Assault
2006 12975
2007 12918
2008 13823
2009 13374
2010 13005
2011 12350
2012 12867
2013 11583
2014 10744
2015 11418

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